Leon Balents Theoretical physicist
Leon Balents works broadly in the area of correlated electron systems, quantum magnetism, and complex materials. His interests include correlation effects in one-dimensional systems, exotic quantum critical phenomena, topology in the solid state, and spin liquids in frustrated magnets.
National Science Foundation Career Award, 2000-2005.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 2000-2002.
David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellow, 2000-2005.
L. Balents and L. Savary Too, "Spin liquid regimes at nonzero temperature in quantum spin ice," Phys. Rev. B., vol. 87, pp. 205130, May 2013.
Associate Fellow Quantum Materials
University of California, Santa BarbaraKavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
PhD (Physics) Harvard University
BSc (Physics and Mathematics) Massachusetts Institute of Technology